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February 20, 2018 07:41

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Niche and keyword trends that are hot and in demand

Today: .com is not “king” anymore /Looking for Premium .COM’s Only! /  Why expiration dates are important / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. Wallet Domains & Discussion – Share your best wallet domain name(s) here and see what other wallet investors are buying up to hold for the right end-user. […]

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Scam Alert: $25,000 Offer to purchase a domain name

Today: Quick flip: Handreg to $2,395 in 22 days / The future of .EU domains / NamesCon/ROTD Auction Results (2018) / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. Another Fraud to Watch Out For – Brandon Abbey from Payoneer warns about an escrow company scam that’s been detected. Be careful who you […]

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We are doomed. The end is nigh…..Doomed Domainers

Domainers are doomed Since NamesCon 2018 the blogs and Namepros have been a washed with negative comments about the state of the industry. China crash, nGTLDs, poor auction results, Crypto coins sucking in dollars. A general malaise of depression. I am much more optimistic because the underlying values are stronger than ever. Let’s take China […]

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How to get your stolen domain name back

Today: Pump and dump in the domain industry / How to develop a domain into a niche job board / NamesCon/ROTD Auction Results (2018) / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. Quick Flip Domain Strategy – We all like to make a quick buck or two and there are few different […]

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The GAP between new gTLDs and the equivalent .coms

Today: Formula for pricing Domain Names / Will the .net increase cause you to renew early? / Just sold OneCoin.org for $2k / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. Looking for a domain with Age > 20 years – Do you have some 20+-year-old domain names laying around in your portfolio? […]

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Blockchain has Blocked the Domain Industry

Today: Registrar asks registrant to prove trademark rights after registration / The ethics behind investing in bad review sites and selling them to the companies they target / Share Your One & Two Word Brandable .com Domains / And more! Here are the new domain discussions and domain news. Upshod.com – Do pronounceable and questionably brandable […]

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Breaking: Rick Schwartz Sells SmartGlasses.com to Microsoft for $2.88M!

Literally two minutes ago, Rick Schwartz announced the following on twitter: “I would like to announce the sale of http://SMARTGLASSES.COM to MICROSOFT in biggest domain sale since 2015. $2.88MM. I Paid $3280 #Domains” The domain king does it again! It is however April 1st guys and I haven’t received an official confirmation from Rick (also, […]

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The $201,250 Casino.Online Sale Is Great… but Not for Domainers :)

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I have to ask: how much money did domainers make after the $201,250 Casino.Online sale? The answer is obvious: a big fat $0, because the domain was sold by the registry to an end user, NOT by a domainer. This, once again, brings me to the […]

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Dot Net Prices Almost Doubled Since 2012

A few minutes ago, Elliot pointed out that GoDaddy just emailed its customers about a Dot Net price increase that’s scheduled for February 1. You should expect emails from some of the other registrars as well, since Verisign (the entity which is in charge of Dot Com as well as Dot Net) has decided to […]

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DN.com Not Re-Opening for the Time Being

According to a recent email they’ve sent, DN.com will be closed for a few more days. Their exact wording is “several days more” and “several” is pretty strong wording but since the people behind the escrow service are from China, it might just be a language barrier thing, perhaps they didn’t use “several” to indicate […]

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